Westville, Lincolnshire

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Westville
Westville Road - geograph.org.uk - 109667.jpg
Westville Road
Westville is located in Lincolnshire
Westville
Westville
Location within Lincolnshire
OS grid referenceTF277548
• London110 mi (180 km) S
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District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLINCOLN
Postcode districtLN4
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Lincolnshire
53°04′34″N 0°05′38″W / 53.0760°N 0.0940°W / 53.0760; -0.0940Coordinates: 53°04′34″N 0°05′38″W / 53.0760°N 0.0940°W / 53.0760; -0.0940

Westville is a hamlet in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated 7 miles (11 km) north from Boston. Westville lies in the fen country close to the village of Frithville, with which it shares the civil parish of Frithville and Westville.

West Fen Drain at Westville

Westville was created a township after the draining of the West Fen in 1812,[1] and was created a civil parish in 1866.[2]

John Rennie directed the building of an early-19th-century bridge over the Twenty Foot Drain at Westville; it is Grade II listed.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Redford, Arthur; Chaloner, William Henry (1976). Labour migration in England, 1800-1850. Manchester University Press. p. 73. ISBN 978-0-7190-0636-4. Retrieved 20 August 2011.
  2. ^ "Westville". Vision of Britain. University of Portsmouth. Retrieved 20 August 2011.
  3. ^ Historic England. "Bridge over Twenty Foot Drain, Frithville And Westville (1359723)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 7 July 2012.

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